Bill Text — Jan 3, 2013
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Jan 3, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This resolution was introduced on January 3, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2013
Length: 2 pages
1/3/2013--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits the federal government from increasing its debt except for a specific purpose by law adopted by three-fourths of the membership of each chamber. Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 84 (112th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 9”). A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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